Immigration Law for Tech Startups

By Sophie Alcorn

Sophie Alcorn is an expert on U.S. immigration matters and a Board Certified Specialist in United States Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, having been quoted in publications around the globe such as The New York Times, Financial Times, The Atlantic and TechCrunch. Her immigration-focused boutique law firm has quickly become a go-to resource for founders, HR, and tech workers in the Bay Area and around the world. Sophie's mission is to overcome borders, expand opportunity, and connect the world by practicing compassionate, visionary, and rigorous immigration law in service of the betterment of humanity. She believes that immigration fuels innovation and is inspired by amazing women and men who reach beyond the status quo to create their dreams. Immigration Law for Tech Startups features immigration law strategies to empower global leaders to influence change, regardless of their geographic location, place of birth, or citizenship. The conversations you'll hear will help rapidly scaling tech companies and highly-motivated professionals from around the globe hire the world’s best and brightest that will create new technologies to manifest a new world.

  1. 1.
    060: H-1B Lottery Planning Part 2
    27:48
  2. 2.
    059: Just Raised $20 Million, Now What?
    26:35
  3. 3.
    058: Engaged, now what?
    31:18
  4. 4.
    057: 11 Tips For Companies to Support Valued Humans
    27:24
  5. 5.
    056: Global Innovation with Tim Draper
    31:35
  6. 6.
    055: H-1B Lottery Planning Part 1
    28:24
  7. 7.
    054: Bringing Your Parents and Siblings After COVID-19
    25:58
  8. 8.
    053: Looking Ahead to the Biden Administration
    23:45
  1. 9.
    052: Never Do This in Immigration - Business
    24:15
  2. 10.
    051: U.S. Immigration Explained
    32:29
  3. 11.
    050: The Ideal U.S. Immigration System with Prof. Bill Ong Hing
    41:30
  4. 12.
    049: Never Do This in Immigration - Family
    37:29
  5. 13.
    048: Immigration 2021 Outlook
    32:39
  6. 14.
    047: 2020 End of Year Immigration Recap
    30:33
  7. 15.
    046: Get Ready for H-1B FY2022 Lottery
    35:55
  8. 16.
    045: Thanksgiving Appreciation
    33:42
  9. 17.
    044: 7 of the Most Startup-Friendly Visas Explained
    31:05
  10. 18.
    043: What a Biden Victory Means for U.S. Immigration
    31:08
  11. 19.
    042: Capture Investors' Attention With Your Authentic Story With Strategist and Storyteller Eileen Wu
    42:30
  12. 20.
    041: Investing in Immigrant Entrepreneurs with VC Carmen Palafox
    33:49
  13. 21.
    040: Due Diligence and Founder Immigration for VCs
    32:32
  14. 22.
    039: Startup Law with Attorney Lindsey Mignano
    45:07
  15. 23.
    038: Extraordinary Ability Bootcamp Course
    29:34
  16. 24.
    037: What is U.S. startup founder immigration? A step-by-step guide for beginners
    31:54
  17. 25.
    036: 7 Ways to Expedite Your Immigration Case
    33:22
  18. 26.
    035: Becoming a U.S Citizen: Naturalization and Citizenship
    31:37
  19. 27.
    034: J-1 Two-Year Foreign Residency Requirement
    34:37
  20. 28.
    033: All About the J-1 Exchange Visa
    30:00
  21. 29.
    032: All About EB-1B for Outstanding Researchers
    31:29
  22. 30.
    031: H-1B Nitty Gritty #2 - H-1B Transfer for Startup Founders
    33:41
  23. 31.
    030: H-1B Nitty Gritty #1: Transfers, Extensions, Amendments in Tech
    31:47
  24. 32.
    029: Sponsoring Employees for PERM Green Cards
    30:21
  25. 33.
    028: Priority Dates
    34:32
  26. 34.
    027: How to Prepare for Visa and Green Card Interview
    33:20
  27. 35.
    026: F-1 Students and Work
    31:26
  28. 36.
    025: RFE'd now what?
    32:08
  29. 37.
    024: Trump Executive Order H-1B L-1 J-1 Visa Ban
    32:38
  30. 38.
    023: Update on DACA, Trump, H-1B, Rule of Law
    26:45
  31. 39.
    022: Navigating the NVC
    33:09
  32. 40.
    021: Intracompany Transfers - L-1 Visas and EB-1C Green Cards for Multinational Managers, Executives, and People with Specialized Knowledge
    33:32
  33. 41.
    020: TN Visas and Status for Canadian and Mexican Citizens
    30:27
  34. 42.
    019: Australian Visas Including E-3
    29:56
  35. 43.
    018: Dependent Visas and Work Permits
    29:57
  36. 44.
    017: Immigration Layoffs in COVID-19
    32:12
  37. 45.
    016: E-2 Visa for Founders and Employees
    34:57
  38. 46.
    015: Extraordinary Ability Bootcamp
    33:33
  39. 47.
    014: Visas & Green Cards Based on Past Accomplishments
    38:27
  40. 48.
    013: Show the Love: Family-based Alternatives for Technology Professionals
    31:30
  41. 49.
    012: The Visa Options All Recruiters Should Know
    32:55
  42. 50.
    011: Your Startup’s First H-1B
    31:56

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